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Headteacher puts exam success down to good behaviour and self-improvement
The headteacher of a college has put his students? exam success down to good behaviour, self-improvement and links with employers.
Night Tube generated £200 million last year
The Night Tube generated nearly £200 million for London?s economy last year.
Boy, 16, charged with murder after man, 42, stabbed to death
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a 42-year-old man who was found stabbed to death at a property in a quiet street.
Famous anti-nuclear campaigner Sarah Hipperson dies at 90
A prominent anti-nuclear campaigner has died, aged 90.
Man responsible for lighting up London brings Diwali to the area
The man responsible for illuminating a London landmark is bringing Diwali to Chigwell.
Riding trust chosen as council's first chairman's charity
The inaugural chairman's charity at Chigwell Parish Council is the Chigwell Riding Trust.
Search launched to trace man who failed to appear in court
Police are appealing for the public?s help to trace a man who failed to appear in court.
Civil partnership numbers fall dramatically since legalisation of same-sex marriage
The number of couples forming civil partnerships in Redbridge has fallen significantly since same-sex marriage was legalised, ONS figures show.
EU citizens already here should stay - and Mayor should get back to the day job
I sympathise with Mrs Farenga who you report to be uncertain about her future. I am uncertain about mine, all the more so because the Government appears to believe it can avoid a proper Brexit.
Man charged after police officers assaulted during drugs search
A 25-year-old man has been charged after two police officers were assaulted during a drugs search in a car.
Poetry competition opens for children and adults
A poetry competition is accepting entries until September 7 on the theme ?A Bright Future?.
Airline passenger satisfaction is going down
Airline passenger satisfaction has declined over the past two years amid disappointment with in-flight experiences, new figures show.
Mayor promises 15,000 trees for Redbridge
The Mayor of London has announced 40,000 new trees will be planted across the capital, including 15,000 in Redbridge.
Watch: Explosion heard before huge fire engulfs flats
A huge fire has engulfed a building site.
'I'm still in shock': Elated students speak about A-level results
Excited students at Barncroft?s School in Woodford Green tore open their envelopes on Thursday morning to reveal their much-awaited A-level results.
What's on in East London this weekend, 18th and 19th August 2018
This evening update will get you home in no time
Here is the update to give you a nice end to your week.
Headteacher 'immensely proud' as school's A-level results jump to seven-year high
The head of a sixth form which saw its A-level results jump to a seven year high said she is ?immensely proud? of her students and staff.
Police hunt man who failed to appear in court
Police in Waltham Forest are hunting for a 38-year-old man who failed to appear in court.
School celebrates its best ever A-level results
A high school is celebrating its best ever A-level results.
Anti-racism campaigner takes aim at new nationalist party filled with ex-BNP members
A veteran anti-racism campaigner has said a new nationalist group is a rebranded version of the British Nationalist Party (BNP) and has no place in the area.
Hospital celebrates opening of M&S store
Patients, visitors and staff at Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone will be able to pick up essentials without leaving the site, thanks to a newly-opened M&S store.
Person trapped in vehicle for close to an hour following crash
A person was trapped in a car for close to an hour following a two vehicle crash last night.
Woman suffers burns and smoke inhalation after trying to tackle fire in flat
Firefighters have issued a warning after a woman who escaped a burning flat returned to tackle it, suffering burns and smoke inhalation.
Plans to cap minicab numbers dubbed "absolutely ridiculous"
A union has labelled proposals by the Mayor of London to cap the number of minicab drivers in the capital ?absolutely ridiculous?.
Newsagents robbed at knifepoint again
A newsagents has been robbed at knifepoint for the second time in a year.
Car theft rate in Essex is one of the highest in the country, data reveals
Police in Essex are dealing with one of the highest rates of car theft in England and Wales.
Boy, 16, and woman, 35, arrested on suspicion of murder after man stabbed to death
A 16-year-old boy is among two people to have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning.
'Enormous' NHS pressure blamed for huge surge in cancelled operations
There has been a huge surge in the number of operations being cancelled at the last minute at the Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
How often do you think about dying?
People often only start to consider their mortality after the death of a family member, a medical diagnosis or when they reach a milestone age, according to a new study.
Mayor calls on Government to protect illegal immigrants from serious violence
Illegal immigrants who are domestic violence victims are too scared to speak up in case they are deported, says the Mayor of London.
A-level results: A* grades for top performers at sixth form
Two students who each received three A* grades in maths, further maths and physics were the top performers at their high school for this year?s A-level results.
Shopkeeper fined £1,520 for fake phone chargers and batteries
A shopkeeper has been fined for selling counterfeit goods.
West Hatch lands big grade hauls in art, history and chemistry
West Hatch High School students bagged a series of top grades, with 79 per cent of exams coming back with an A* to C grade.
New headteacher thanks predecessor for leadership as students celebrate A-levels
A newly appointed headteacher at a high school has thanked his predecessor for his service and leadership as A-level students celebrated their results.
Highways England will 'learn lessons' from Genoa bridge collapse
Highways England says it will "learn lessons" from the bridge collapse in Genoa to prevent a similar tragedy from happening here.
A-level results: 'Dream come true' for top student who is off to study dentistry
A hard-working student had had a ?dream come true? after receiving top A-level results and securing a place at university to study dentistry.
MP slams "disastrous" roll out of Universal Credit
An MP has slammed the roll out of Universal Credit, calling it ?disastrous? after it left his constituents struggling to pay bills.
A-level results: Sixth form celebrates rise in A* grades
The rain failed to dampen spirits at Leyton Sixth Form College this morning as excited and nervous students gathered to pick up their A-level results and be congratulated by their teachers and peers.
Rod Stewart auctions 'glitzy and glamorous' contents of Epping home
Gilt-bronze side tables and a teak lounge chair are some of the items up for grabs when Rod Stewart has a house clear out.
Businessman spends fiftieth birthday in hospital following back breaking homophobic attack
A well known shop owner spent his fiftieth birthday in hospital after a back-breaking attack during an LGBTQ march.
Formidable art department leads the celebrations at jubilant Debden Park
Joy was abundant this morning as Debden Park High School students scored a record number of A and A* grades.
Bumper A* hall for Davenant as numerous students prepare for Oxbridge
Just shy of a quarter of exams taken at the Davenant were graded an A* or A and just over a half were awarded one of the top three grades.
Roding Valley celebrates big jump in top grades
Roding Valley High School leavers are celebrating a nine percent increase in the number of A* and B grades.
Not a single councillor backs plans for "over-dominant" flats
Officers in favour of plans for a "dominant" and "degrading" block of flats were overwhelmingly overruled by councillors.
Floral art society celebrates 55 years of success
Walthamstow Floral Art Society will celebrate its 55th anniversary with a party on Wednesday, August 22.
Don't panic if you didn't get your grades
It's the day of recognition, and maybe your results are not quite what you hoped for - or maybe they are better than expected.
Boy, 17, suffers horrific burns in acid attack
A 17-year-old boy has suffered burns in an acid attack in east London.
Small businesses sought for awards
Entrants are being sought for the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019.
Free wifi to be rolled out throughout borough
Free public Wi-Fi has been rolled out in town centres and shopping areas across the borough.
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